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Pride Center San Antonio Announces New Chair and Board Members

June 22, 2015

pridecentersa_logo_squareFor Immediate Release


Contact: Robert Salcido, Board Chair, 210-857-6928


Pride Center San Antonio Announce New Chair and Board Members for 2015


San Antonio, TX (June 22, 2015) – In May, board members of Pride Center San Antonio elected Robert Salcido to assume the role as Board Chair. As Chair, Salcido is responsible for leading the all-volunteer organization. He has been active with Pride Center San Antonio since 2011, a member of the executive team since 2012 and is the San Antonio field organizer for Equality Texas.


“I’ve been involved with the Center since 2011 and have seen the positive direction the organization has taken.” Salcido said. “I also recognize the potential The Center has and the work that is needed for it to become the premier resource center that our community needs and deserves. It’s because of this that we launched a 3 to 5 year strategic planning process earlier this year.”


The Center also announces the election of nine new members to its board of directors. Newly-elected members include: Marlon Anderson, Erika Casasola, Anel I. Flores, Eli Garza, Zaid Haddad Ph.D., Brian Halderman LMSW, Phyllis C. Jendrusch, Michael Riordan and Marco Treinies.


They join returning board members: Naomi Brown LMSW and Julian Ledezma.


2015-2016 Board of Directors

Executive Officers

Robert Salcido, Jr. (Chair), San Antonio Field Organizer, Equality Texas

Naomi Brown, LMSW (Vice Chair), Professional Development and Training Manager, Haven for Hope

Board Members

Marlon Anderson, Director of Student Development, Leadership & Activities, Northeast Lakeview College

Erika Casasola, Retail Manager & Visuals Specialist, REI San Antonio & Owner/Visual Curator, Akire

Anel I. Flores, Realtor/CEO, A&N Realty

Eli Garza, HR Specialist, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Texas Inc.

Zaid Haddad Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Interdisciplinary Studies & Curriculum and Instruction, University of Texas at San Antonio

Brian Halderman, LMSW, Program Director of the Center for Civic Engagement, University of Texas at San Antonio

Phyllis Cohen Jendrusch, Director of Client Services, Dress for Success San Antonio

Julian P. Ledezma, Owner/Photographer, JPL Productions

Michael Riordan, CEO, Business Solutions, LLC

Marco Treinies. Assistant Vice President Branch Manager, Capital One Bank

For full bios please visit:

PCSA Board Photo



Pride Center San Antonio serves the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and HIV communities by connecting them and their families to community resources and organizations related to health, wellness, support, education, activities and advocacy.

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